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WHO gives Sinovac the all-clear
The leading public health authority, the World Health Organisation (WHO), has officially approved the Chinese-developed Sinovac Biotech Covid vaccine. The vaccine, which has seen use in more than 30 countries, received the WHO’s emergency use status last Tuesday. This means it can now be considered by COVAX, the global... Read more
Chinese vaccine triggers quick immune response
Sinovac Biotech, one of China’s most promising Covid-19 candidates, has announced its vaccine has triggered a quick immune response. The news comes hot off the heels of breakthroughs by Pfizer and Moderna. Sao Paolo, the Brazilian state ravaged by the Covid pandemic, has ordered 46 million doses. President Jair... Read more
China forges ahead with late trial Covid-19 vaccine
China National Biotec Group (CNBG) is planning late-stage human trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine after scientists at its Wuhan-based medical facilities noted the experimental drug caused positive antibody responses in 100% of all tested human subjects. Initial trials for the potentially life-saving vaccine started in April this year.... Read more